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Web, Tablet, Phone, eReader. Bring on Book 2! The place I do feel a bit bad about this is in that Barker claims that this book is his magnum opus, written about Jesus and England. And the jesus imagery is interesting as well. Ceaseless fixation on nakedness confiscated too many pages, making the revolutionary quest and compelling mystical dynamics secondary.

Not for the fainthearted none of his books are. The novel’s greatest weakness, however, is the characters. That is yet to be proven.

Imajica (Vol. 1): El Quinto Dominio

Jan 05, Robert Sanchez rated it really liked it. Fans were notified on his Twitter page about some of the experience and that Barker was recovering after the ordeal, but left with many strange visions.

It syncs doimnio with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are. Can’t wait to finish the second book to see how things wrap up. But I guess that brings us back to the issue of description. One of my favorite books of all time. I first read Imajica maybe a dozen years ago, and i remembered liking it a lot at the time, but you know, sometimes tastes change.

The language is absolutely inspired in places. Oddly enough, it seems as if the plot could easily fl summed up in the next hundred pages from the end that part one had. Vocabulary is elevated, with thought-stirring eloquence even in a bizarre concert of words denoting squalor. The writing is VERY long winded.


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Imajica : el quinto dominio

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I have the original undivided book, it is a little hard to find anywhere new. They shallowly cooperate with or contradict one another when it is conv So far this highly imaginative story is just good enough to keep me going onto book 2. On August 27,Barker underwent surgery yet again to remove new polyp growths from his throat. The plot is very complex, yet fascinating. While Barker is critical of organized religion, he has stated that he is a believer in both God and the afterlife, and that the Bible influences his work.

Sep 03, C. If weak, unconvincing characters is of no concern for you, then I recommend this novel wholeheartedly. That went too far, Clive. Both are boundlessly creative. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jun 10, Geoffrey rated it it was ok. As the cover so boldly states, it is a “bestseller. This book is extremely imaginative and interesting, and the plot will hold your attention throughout.

Jul 22, Brianne quimto it it was amazing Shelves: Ek Gimpel es un respetado oficial del mando supremo de la Armada alemana. It has a very unusual take on the messiah story, and many likable characters.

Transforming every expectation of fantasy fiction with its heady mingling of radical sexuality and spiritual anarchy, it has carried its millions of readers into regions of passion and philosophy that few books have even attempted to map. Mar 24, Coyle rated it it was ok. He touches on some great idea First of all this is the not book 1 of a series rather it’s only the first half of the book. I’m glad there’s a glossary in the back or I would be lost.


Paperbackpages. In imajjica February Barker fell into a coma after a dentist visit led to blood poisoning.

The end had some nice moments. It does sprawl a lot, which counts against it, but I didn’t mind too much. It’s about pages in total each is a little over That’s just one example that has stuck out rominio me as it’s one that gets repeated a few times in the fullness of these pages. Otherwise it may not be worth your time. I thouroughly enjoyed this adventure.

The Fifth Dominion (Imajica Part #1/2) by Clive Barker

More by Clive Barker See more. Second only to Weaveworld in my estimation, this two-novel epic once again takes us into the vast universe of magic and horrors that populates Barker’s mind. The narrative in its rush to tell, to be a bestseller, to keep moving and appeal and tantalize loses itself and in the process devalues itself.

It begins in Chickentown, USA. With diverse characters and worlds to explore, the drama still hinges on the human nature of the characters, something which Barker excels at balancing while still dazzling us the incredible. After his film Nightbreed Cabalwhich was widely considered to be a flop, Barker returned to write and direct Lord of Illusions.